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oxidate

[ok-si-deyt] /ˈɒk sɪˌdeɪt/ Chemistry
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), oxidated, oxidating.
1.
to oxidize.
noun
2.
Geochemistry. any of the class of sediments consisting chiefly of oxides of iron or manganese.
Origin of oxidate
1780-1790
1780-90; oxide + -ate1
Related forms
nonoxidating, adjective
unoxidated, adjective
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  • It has become a brown infusible substance, which does not shine in the dark nor oxidate in the air.

    Medical Essays Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
British Dictionary definitions for oxidate

oxidate

/ˈɒksɪˌdeɪt/
verb
1.
another word for oxidize
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